7 days in Tavastia Proper Itinerary

7 days in Tavastia Proper Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Tavastia Proper travel planner

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Make it your trip
Fly to Helsinki Vantaa Airport, Drive to Hameenlinna
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Hameenlinna
— 3 nights
Drive
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Lahti
— 3 nights
Drive to Helsinki Vantaa Airport, Fly to Verona

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Hameenlinna

— 3 nights
Hämeenlinna is a city and municipality of about inhabitants in the heart of the historical province of Häme in the south of Finland. Hameenlinna is known for historic sites, museums, and parks. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: explore the historical opulence of Hame Castle, get in on the family fun at Ahvenisto, play a few rounds at Linna Golf & Country Club, and walk around Aulanko.

For where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Hameenlinna trip planner.

Verona, Italy to Hameenlinna is an approximately 9.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Verona to Hameenlinna due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Verona in April, expect nights in Hameenlinna to be slightly colder, around -1°C, while days are much colder, around 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Lahti.

Things to do in Hameenlinna

Museums · Theme Parks · Historic Sites · Outdoors

Side Trips

Lahti

— 3 nights
Lahti is a city and municipality in Finland.Lahti is the capital of the Päijänne Tavastia region. Step out of Lahti to go to Asikkala and see Vaaksy Canal, which is approximately 32 minutes away. The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at Motorcycle Museum of Finland, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Ristinkirkko, get into the urban bustle at Sibelius Hall, and let little ones run wild at Laune Central Park.

To find maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Lahti trip itinerary maker site.

You can drive from Hameenlinna to Lahti in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In May, daily temperatures in Lahti can reach 18°C, while at night they dip to 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Lahti

Parks · Shopping · Nature · Museums

Side Trips

Tavastia Proper travel guide

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Specialty Museums · Castles · Civic Centers
Tavastia Proper is a region of Finland. It borders to the regions Southwest Finland, Pirkanmaa, Päijänne Tavastia, and Uusimaa.Hämeenlinna is the largest urban area in the region. There are two other municipalities that have township status: Riihimäki and Forssa.Historical provincesFor history, geography and culture see: Tavastia (historical province)MunicipalitiesThe region of Tavastia Proper is made up of 11 municipalities, of which three have city status (marked in bold).Forssa sub-region: Forssa (17,724)Humppila (2,495)Jokioinen (5,653)Tammela (6,537)Ypäjä (2,541) Hämeenlinna sub-region: Hattula (9,724)Hämeenlinna (67,577)Janakkala (16,917) Riihimäki sub-region: Hausjärvi (8,864)Loppi (8,393)Riihimäki (29,053)

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